It is Thursday ...
it is time for
My Etsy Favorites Post
where I feature some of the folks and thier work from my
If you have been following me
notice a consistent trend.
I love all things
recycled, refurbished, reused
My taste ranges from the simplistic to the lavish.
And I am constantly amazed by the creativity and imagination
I come across on
These artists keep me inspired.
Arm Warmers/ Fingerless gloves
I love this...
once discarded sweaters
now ... a new life
a new purpose.
Both my daughter and I love these.
Not only are they functional but they are stylish as well.
Recycled Eco Wedding Gown
Handmade in France
Did you know that one man's trash could end up
Sorry, I don't mean to imply that this fabric came from the trash...
just me attempting to be witty.
But you see...
no matter what you call it
It is smart and in fashion!
Salvaged Wood and Coffee Sack Ottoman
These pieces are fantastic.
I love the salvaged wood and it is a double bonus with the coffee sacks.
I am a
(Fair Trade of course)
These ottomans make me feel all warm and cozy inside.
They would look great in
any living room
Recycled Fiber Scarf
Now, those of you who follow me...
know that I am a sucker for
I personally am a knitter,
but this crocheted scarf is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!
I LOVE it.
A little FYI...
I knit not because I don't like to crochet ...
but because I have not
mastered the art of crocheting yet...
so if any fellow crafters out there
would like to share any pointers with me,
and the rest of my readers...
I would love to hear them.
Recycled Wool Plush Bear
by Teacher Creatures
Look at this cuddly fella!
Hector is his name and hugs are his game!
How yummy is this guy...
old sweater material given
a new place in the world.
This would make any young child happy
and those of us
who are young at heart.
Please check out all these creative and talented folks on Etsy.
I have added links to all the photos
that will take you directly to their items for sale
and I gave you one to
each of their online Etsy shops
so you can see more of
the wonderful work these artist have to offer.
I am a firm believer in ethical buying.
So, if you are new to Etsy...
it is a wonderful platform to buy directly from the artist.
Next week on my Etsy Favorites Post
I will be having my very first
We will be giving away an item from one 0f my featured artist.
I am excited!
All you will need to do
leave a comment
either on my Blog
or my Green Gourd Creations Facebook page
and you will be entered to win.
The contest will be open for 2 weeks when a winner will be randomly chosen.
So be sure to check back
enter and win.
don't forget to
become a "Follower" of my blog
a fan of my Facebook page.
Just because today...
all the items featured are
recycled, repurposed or salvaged doesn't mean
I only feature these kinds of items.
I love all things
So stop back in and see what I have going on
and what new inspirations I have